By Christine Gonsalves
Hi folks, I hope this article finds you prosperous and in good health, but mostly in good health!
Now let’s get down to the business of making you even more beautiful than you already are!
One of the most frequently asked questions in Chrissy’s, is what is the latest hair color?
Blonde or variations of blonde, are always one of the most desired hair colors at Chrissy’s.
But remember, not everyone will look great as a blonde, but often times, will look absolutely fantastic as a red head, brunette, etc.
It all depends on a whole lot of things, like eye color, skin color, your haircut, etc. etc. and etc.
Hair color trends that are hot right now run the range of light to dark, so whatever your personality is, you can find the right hair color for you.
In summer months, when you spend more time outside, your hair lightens naturally.
A sun-kissed hue enhances almost anyone’s look, even if one’s hair is naturally dark.
If you’ve got blonde ambitions, here are a few ways you can lighten your hair easily and achieve your dream look all year long.
Turn Up the Lights
The quickest way to make you hair appear lighter is to add a few highlights.
Face-framing strands can brighten your style instantly.
To lighten your whole look, add highlights throughout your hair.
For a more dramatic effect, go for allover color and highlights.
Choose a color that’s one shade lighter than your natural hair and add lighter highlights on top.
Or try adding a light layer right under your bangs or around your front hairline for a subtle shimmery effect every time you move.
Wake Up Your Brunette
If your hair is naturally dark but you know you are a blonde at heart, warm up your look with caramel-brown or dark blonde shades or try highlights.
If your eyes are very dark, a few highlights around your face will enhance them.
Remember to choose a cool ash shade to lighten naturally dark hair and control unwanted warmth.
Choose the Blonde for you
What you need to know about blonde hair is that there is a right shade of blonde for everyone.
If you have pale skin, go for a gold shade that will add warmth to your skin tone.
If you have dark brown eyes, choose a caramel shade or a dark blonde shade.
If you have red undertones in your skin color, choose a cooler shade of blonde to calm the redness down.
If you are in the more mature years of life, stay with a warm golden shade of blonde to brighten your look.
Bangs Lights —For a subtle look , less is more. Have your colorist create fine, wispy highlights. Vary the distance between strands for a more natural look.
Or color the layer of hair underneath your bangs for a hint of bold color that shows when you move.
There are many many more techniques that your hair colorist will be able to suggest to you, that will make you look absolutely fabulous!
Whether you are debating over the amount or the intensity of your highlights, the most important thing to consider, is to forgo updating your look in favor of recent trends and really focus on what your face needs to look its best, because that’s the most important thing!
So, if you’re searching around for highlighting ideas, take into consideration your hair style, your hair color, your complexion, and even details such as your profession.
One of the most popular highlight techniques, is called “Framing the face”!
Highlights can be placed around the face for a framing effect.
These types of highlights can brighten up a dull complexion and can subdue the look of natural aging.
When highlights are applied to the under-layers of your hair, a more natural effect is achieved.
The advantage of such highlights is that when your hair begins to grow out there will be no noticeable roots.
Be sure and ask us about our fabulous Color Lock!
OOooops, I’m almost out of room, so I hope you stay healthy and prosperous, but mostly healthy, and I’ll see you next month, and remember,
“If your hair is not becoming to you, then maybe you should be coming to us”!